Restoration of extremity function following nerve injury is often unpredictable. Nerve transfers in the upper extremity are important techniques in the management of many types of peripheral nerve injury. The physiologic principles of nerve transfer lead to the indications for use. The elements of planning and execution of common nerve transfers are presented in this article.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)131-139
Number of pages9
JournalHand clinics
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2000


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